The Department of Geology seeks to hire an Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate courses in Structural Geology and Introduction to Geological Field Methods. In addition, the successful candidate will teach introductory Geology courses. This is a renewable 3 year term appointment and will begin August 2018. Qualified applicants will have at least a Master’s degree in Geology or Geosciences (preferably a Ph.D. or ABD) and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.

Marshall’s Geology Department has a BS program which emphasizes broad training in geosciences preparing students for a variety of professional careers in mineral resource exploration and development, engineering geology and environmental geology.

The central Appalachian Mountains are within 2-3 hours of campus and provide a wide range of structural features that are well-suited for teaching and research.
The department/ college has a variety of research facilities detailed at http://www.marshall.edu/geology/files/Research-Facilities.pdf.
Located in downtown Huntington, West Virginia, Marshall University is a public liberal arts institution of about 13,600 students. The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Its students represent 49 states and 55 foreign countries. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community.

Candidates who are selected for interviews must have their official undergraduate and graduate transcripts sent by their degree granting institution to martinor@marshall.edu.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Ron Martino, Search Chair, at martinor@marshall.edu . Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For additional information about Marshall University, please visit http://www.marshall.edu/muadvance/candidates.asp .

Required Qualifications
Ph.D. or ABD in Geology or Geosciences
Must be able to perform all essential job duties as outlined in the job description